Hi Everyone! While waiting for the final proof copy of Book 2 to arrive, I took some time to reflect on how I got here and how long it took to really finish and publish The Legend of Nariko: The Goddess Prophecy. My initial goal was to publish this book back in July and then … Continue reading Author Update #2
Hello everyone! It’s been a chaotic week but thankfully I was able to get the book fully edited! I wanted to make sure I had time to comb through the book for consistency. This felt necessary, especially with sequels as its easy to miss the little details. Currently the final step is just making sure … Continue reading Update: Book fully edited!
Writing is definitely the most fun part in creating a story. The author comes up with creative and wonderful ideas for their characters and the overarching plot. Everything feels exciting and like a breath of fresh air. Editing, on the other hand, is a grueling and painful process. Editing is when the work is analyzed … Continue reading The Editing Process
Hi Everyone! Great news! My editor has finished his revisions and I'm going through and applying them to the final draft of The Legend of Nariko: The Goddess Prophecy. Currently I'm finishing up the last changes and a few additional pieces to the novel. I'm also working on finalizing a volume 1 edition which is … Continue reading Book 2 Progress Update
Hi Everyone, I was hoping to have a series of character art pieces for my upcoming book posted starting today however due to some family issues over the weekend, I wasn’t able to complete it. I am sorry for the delay as I was hoping to improve my artistic ability by completing pieces faster than … Continue reading Character Artwork Delay and Update
Hi Everyone! Last week was a heck of a doozy. Work (employment) was overloading and burning me out with frustration. I was also eating a terribly unhealthy diet and living relatively sedentary, so my energy was all but spent. But Thursday, I started working out again and improving my diet with healthier options. After a … Continue reading Progress So Far
Someone recently asked me about my experience and research regarding publishing and everything that went with it. I wrote out what I had learned and what I had wished I had known before publishing my first book back in 2017. Since then I’ve learned a lot about publishing through research from other authors and companies. … Continue reading Self-Publishing vs. Traditional Publishing – Basic Overview
Hi Everyone!As the title suggests, I’ve been suffering from a bit of burnout this week. I’ve been trying to maintain a work life balance while also writing book 3 of The Legend of Nariko and working with my editor to clean up book 2 for publishing this summer. However earlier this week I came across … Continue reading Burnout Recovery
After about a year and a half of writing and editing, I've finally finished writing my second book, the sequel to The Legend of Nariko: The Mark of Silverfrost! It's taken a lot longer than I had hoped to be honest, yet now that I look back on it I can't feel too disappointed by … Continue reading Fantastic News!
Hello everyone! The 2nd edition of The Legend of Nariko: The Mark of Silverfrost is now available on Amazon on both the Canadian and US site! https://www.amazon.ca/Legend-Nariko-Mark-Silverfrost/dp/0995968233/ Also for all of those who had purchased the 1st edition book, feel free to contact me for a free copy of the 2nd edition! Please send me … Continue reading The Legend of Nariko: The Mark of Silverfrost 2nd Edition now Live!